The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below.
The earliest event was in 1959, the latest event was in 2016
1997- LANDING: STS-85 (Discovery), KSC
Military and Classified Programs:
1959 – LAUNCH: Classified mission, Thor/Lockheed Agena A, SLC1E, VAFB
1966 – LAUNCH: Classified mission, GD Atlas SLV-3/Lockheed Agena D, SLC3E, VAFB
2016 – LAUNCH: USA 270, 271, ULA Delta 4M+(4,2), LC37B, CCAFS
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
1998 – LAUNCH (2): LM (Motorola) Iridium, Chang-Zheng 2C-III/SD, LC1, Taiyuan, China
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1960 – LAUNCH: Lockheed Polaris A1, LC25A, CCAFS
1969 – LAUNCH: Lockheed Polaris A3, SSBN623, ETR
The photo today is of the landing of STS-85 at KSC in 1997.